The Region of Peel’s 24 Regional Councillors appointed Nando Iannicca as Regional Chair for the 2018 – 2022 term. The election was held by an open vote at the 2018 Inaugural meeting of Regional Council at the Region of Peel headquarters.
“The Region of Peel is a very special institution. What we do, we do well. We are so well-positioned for the future,” said Chair Iannicca after the appointment. “I look forward to working together with Regional Council to ensure that we respond to the needs of Peel region in these challenging times.”
Chair Iannicca is the fifth Regional Chair in the Region’s 44-year history. During his speech, he recognized former Chairs Frank Dale and Emil Kolb, both present in the Council Chamber during the appointment.
Chair Iannicca formerly held the position of Regional Councillor for Ward 7 in Mississauga. He served on numerous boards and committees during his time as Councillor. He is also the proud recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award for 25 years of volunteer service on such agencies as the Trillium Hospital Foundation, Red Cross, Mississauga Symphony and the Mississauga Food Bank. Nando and his wife Ann Marie are the proud parents of sons Damian and Francis and the family lives in the Huron Park community in Mississauga.
Chair Iannicca is the head of Regional Council and the Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Municipality of Peel. The Chair represents Peel and its residents on matters of Regional interest, provides leadership to Regional Council and presides over Regional Council meetings. The Chair champions Peel’s interests with residents, businesses and other levels of government.